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Surf or Sound Realty Privacy Policy

Welcome to, Surf or Sound Realty’s Hatteras Island Premier Vacation Rental Home website. This privacy policy governs the use of the Surf or Sound Realty family of websites, including and

Surf or Sound Realty considers your privacy a very serious matter. When you chose to visit our website and conduct business with us, you placed your trust in us and our business practices. It is our responsibility to act in accordance with your expectations. The following information details how we collect and use your information in the course of conducting our business.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or you have any concerns with the use of your information by Surf or Sound Realty, please email us immediately at:

Contact Information

Contact information obtained from visitors on our website, including but not limited to names, email addresses, mailing addresses and telephone numbers is used by Surf or Sound Realty and the homeowner of the property with which you sign a rental agreement to contact you. Your personal information will not be shared, sold, rented or traded with any unrelated parties unless required to do so by law.

As a result of conducting business with Surf or Sound Realty, you may receive information from us via email or mail promoting new features, services and/or special offers that we feel will be of value to you. You are able to unsubscribe from email communication, should you decide, in an easy link provided in the email communication. You are able to unsubscribe from mail communication, should you decide, by contacting our office at 800.237.1138 or, providing your mailing address and requesting that it be removed from the mailing list.

Financial Information

Financial information provided in the process of a rental transaction by visitors on our website, including but not limited to credit card numbers, bank account information and billing addresses is used by Surf or Sound Realty and its payment processing partners to collect funds in payment for products and services. Financial information is held in an encrypted and secure manner.

We use reasonable security measures to protect your information once it is in our records. However, Surf or Sound Realty cannot guarantee the security of your information or that it will not be obtained by hackers, criminals, or others who obtain the information by improper methods or without authorization.

IP Address and Cookies

Surf or Sound Realty may use your IP address to identify you and/or the computer you used in conjunction with a transaction conducted on We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website.

Cookies are electronic identifiers that make it possible for us to recognize your browser when you visit. We use information provided to us by these cookies to provide a better user experience to our visitors by analyzing visitor traffic patterns and site usage or to detect fraud, security or technical issues. This information obtained by cookies is not personally identifiable. Surf or Sound Realty also uses cookies to recognize returning visitors who have registered with our website. This practice is intended to provide an enhanced user experience.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies. This should not interfere with non-registered use of our website.

Data Storage

Many of our websites that collect information will store and process that information in databases in the United States, Canada, and other countries. We will also take reasonable security measures to protect all information stored in these databases.

Please note, however, that Surf or Sound Realty may need to retain certain information when we have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.

Request Data Deletion

To exercise any of your rights or to request data deletion, please contact us by emailing, or writing to us at Surf or Sound Realty c/o Legal Department P.O. Box 100 Avon, NC 27915. For requests submitted via email, you must provide us with information including: First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, Email Address, and Mailing Address, so that we may reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected the personal information. If we are not able to verify your identity for access and deletion requests with the information provided, we may ask you for additional pieces of information.

Applicability of Privacy Policy; Third Party Sites; Terms and Conditions

This Privacy Policy applies to your use of the Surf or Sound Realty family of websites and the collection and use of Personal Information by Surf or Sound Realty.  The Surf or Sound Realty family of websites also provides links to third party websites for the convenience of our visitors. Surf or Sound Realty does not control these websites and encourages you to review the privacy policies of these websites.  This Privacy Policy also does not apply to information collected or used by companies that are not affiliated with and/or controlled by the Company.  For example, certain credit card transactions may be handled through a third-party web site.

Your use of the Surf or Sound Realty family of websites is also governed by a separate statement of Terms of Use, which can be found here.

Amendments and Revisions to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended or revised at any time by Surf or Sound Realty without notice.  Amendments or revisions shall be effective upon posting on the Site. 

By using the Surf or Sound Realty family of websites, you agree to be bound by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of use.